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The Janus School
The Janus School is the only independent K-12 day school in Central Pennsylvania dedicated to the needs of students with learning differences including language- and math-based learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD, executive function difficulties,non-verbal learning disorder, or auditory processing disorder. We understand success for our students comes when we help them develop the strategies and skills to manage their learning differences in all types of situations both inside and outside the classroom. It's these skills that empower them to unlock their gifts and potential.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 76 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,500
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Janus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
• Dyslexic/language-based and math learning disabilities • ADD/ADHD (Executive Functioning) • Non-Verbal Learning Disorder • Autism Spectrum (with no intellectual disability or primary behavioral challenges) • Auditory Processing • Language Processin
Year Founded
1991
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
76 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
The Janus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
5 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
extensive financial aid available; transportation available.
Summer Program Cost
$1,400
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$15,000
Admissions Director
Robin Payne
Admissions Associate
Michelle Styer

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
3-D Printing, Outdoor Club

Arts and Music Programs:
School Play

School Notes

  • The safe, supportive, encouraging environment of Janus can be found in the inspiring indoor and outdoor spaces around campus.  All around the 4-acre campus, students enjoy top-notch facilitites, the latest technology and immersive experiences designed for hands-on learning.  Tools like standing and elliptical desks, pedal exercisers, and varied seating options are available to help students channel their energy in ways that best support their learning throughout the day.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Janus School cost?

The Janus School's tuition is approximately $32,500 for private students and $1,400 for summer students.

What sports does The Janus School offer?

The Janus School offers 1 interscholastic sports: Bowling.

What is The Janus School's ranking?

The Janus School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for The Janus School?

The application deadline for The Janus School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 76 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,500
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $10,257 for elementary schools and $12,471 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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